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Leicester join list of Jovic suitors

2020-07-09T21:59:21Z

Leicester have joined the long list of potential suitors vying for the signature of Real Madrid striker Luka Jovic - as the Daily Star reports.

The 22-year-old could be available for as little as £31 million ($39m) when the transfer window reopens.

Leicester are poised to swoop, but Arsenal, Chelsea and Milan have also been linked with Jovic in recent months.

Juve & Inter eyeing Atalanta's Gosens

2020-07-09T20:59:21Z

Juventus and Inter are both interested in signing Atalanta full-back Robin Gosens - according to Corriere di Torino.

Antonio Conte is eager to add the 26-year-old to his defensive ranks at San Siro, while Maurizio Sarri wants him to provide competition for Juan Cuadrado at the Allianz Stadium.

Gosens could be available for around £20 million ($25m) this summer, but Atalanta could decide to keep hold of a prized asset if they qualify for the Champions League again.

Wolves leading chase for Schalke's McKennie

2020-07-09T20:29:54Z

Wolves are leading the race to sign Schalke midfielder Weston McKennie - according to CBS Sports.

The German outfit may be forced to sell the 21-year-old due to financial issues, with Liverpool, Newcastle and Everton also vying for his services.

Wolves are being tipped to beat their Premier League rivals to McKennie, who is currently valued at around £20 million ($25m). 

Weston McKennie Schalke 2019-20

Inter put Vecino on transfer list

2020-07-09T19:59:35Z

Inter are ready to listen to offers for Matias Vecino - according to Calcio Mercato.

The Italian giants will sanction the 28-year-old's departure if their valuation of €25 million (£22m/$28m) is met in the summer transfer window.

Vecino has only seen two minutes of action for Inter since the resumption of Serie A last month amid struggles with a meniscus injury.

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Ancelotti addresses James to Everton rumours

2020-07-09T19:29:51Z

Everton boss Carlo Ancelotti has played down a potential reunion with James Rodriguez at Goodison Park, insisting the midfielder is likely to remain at Real Madrid for at least one more year.

Madrid paid £68 million ($86m) to bring James to the Bernabeu from Monaco in 2014, but now look set to cut their losses on a player who has yet to live up to his full potential.

A possible move to the Premier League has been mooted for the Colombian, with Manchester United and Everton among those being credited with an interest in his services.

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Sergio Rico linked with Turkey move

2020-07-09T19:02:45Z

Sevilla goalkeeper Sergio Rico has been linked with a move to Turkey by El Desmarque.

Besiktas and Galatasaray want the 26-year-old, who has spent the last couple of years on loan at Fulham and Paris Saint-Germain.

Lavezzi to come out of retirement?

2020-07-09T18:30:32Z

Ezequiel Lavezzi could be tempted out of retirement by Rosario, Clarin reports.

The former PSG and Napoli man retired a year ago when his deal with Hebei China Fortune ended.

Everton face additional competition for Gabriel

2020-07-09T17:59:49Z

Lille defender Gabriel is being courted by a mystery second Premier League club, Sky Sports reports.

Everton are known to be interested in the Brazilian defender, with Napoli also keen on him.

Saint-Etienne still hopeful of Saliba deal

2020-07-09T17:31:28Z

Saint-Etienne are ready to push until the last minute to allow Arsenal’s William Saliba to play for them in the Coupe de France final against Paris Saint-Germain on July 24.

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Barca should sign Neymar over Lautaro - Rivaldo

2020-07-09T16:59:22Z

Barcelona should focus on signing Neymar over Lautaro Martinez, according to Rivaldo, who says the Brazilian star's return would allow Lionel Messi to "take a rest".

Martinez has emerged as a top transfer target for Barca after a stellar campaign in Italy with Inter, during which he has scored 17 goals in 37 appearances.

The Spanish champions missed the opportunity to sign the Argentine for €111 million (£99m/$125m) when his release clause expired on Tuesday, but they are still hopeful of arranging a deal this summer.

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Man City eager to sign Valencia's Torres

2020-07-09T16:29:18Z

Valencia winger Ferran Torres is the subject of interest from Manchester City - according to Cadena Ser.

The Premier League giants are ready to table a lucrative contract offer for the 20-year-old when the transfer window reopens.

Torres has racked up 41 appearances for Valencia in all competitions this season, scoring six goals.

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Ex-Chelsea striker Kalou open to Botafogo move

2020-07-09T15:59:50Z

Former Chelsea striker Solomon Kalou is open to joining Brazil outfit Botafogo - according to Fogaonet.

The 34-year-old could embark on a new challenge in Rio de Janeiro after saying his final goodbyes to Hertha Berlin supporters in midweek.

Botafogo have already made contact with Kalou's representatives over a possible summer transfer.

Griezmann reassured over Barca future

2020-07-09T15:29:59Z

Barcelona have reassured Antoine Griezmann over his future at Camp Nou - according to ESPN.

The French forward has been in and out of Quique Setien's starting XI since the resumption of the La Liga season last month.

However, Barca are confident that Griezmann still has a lot to offer, and he's been told his position at the club is safe for now.

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Real Madrid listening to Jovic offers

2020-07-09T14:59:49Z

Real Madrid are already listening to offers for misfit striker Luka Jovic, claims Marca.

It is reported the preference is for Jovic to go out on loan and rediscover his form, but Madrid may accept a reasonable transfer offer.

Jovic, 22, has only scored twice this season and has been mainly restricted to late appearances from the bench.

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Man Utd snap up Staniforth

2020-07-09T14:40:43Z

Manchester United have signed England midfielder Lucy Staniforth on a free transfer from Birmingham.

Arsenal urged to move for Partey

2020-07-09T14:20:07Z

Arsenal have been urged to move for Thomas Partey and pair him with Lucas Torreira in midfield.

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Milan snap up teenager Bjorklund

2020-07-09T13:59:56Z

AC Milan have signed 16-year-old attacking midfielder Lukas Bjorklund from Malmo, according to DiMarzio.

Inter, Bologna and Udinese are said to have been interested, but Milan had reportedly been scouting the teenager for some time.

Inter ready double swoop on Chelsea

2020-07-09T13:00:18Z

Antonio Conte's Inter are preparing a double transfer swoop on Chelsea, with Emerson Palmieri and Olivier Giroud targeted.

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Dinamo to appoint Kek

2020-07-09T12:30:10Z

Dinamo Zagreb are set to appoint Slovenia manager Majtaz Kek as head coach, Sportske Novosti reports.

The 58-year-old is currently in his second spell as Slovenia manager, having joined from Rijeka in 2019.

Fleming signs first Chelsea deal

2020-07-09T12:00:25Z

Chelsea's 18-year old academy midfielder Charlotte Fleming has signed a one-year deal, her first professional contract.

Arsenal don't have Partey agreement

2020-07-09T11:30:00Z

Arsenal aren't currently close to an agreement with Atletico Madrid for Thomas Partey, according to Fabrizio Romano.

The Gunners want to add to their options in midfield and Partey is believed to be a target, but a transfer may still be some way off.

Real Madrid keen on Kante

2020-07-09T11:00:00Z

Blancos considering Chelsea raid

Real Madrid are ready to rekindle their interest in Chelsea midfielder N'Golo Kante, according to Express Sport.

The Blues are looking to move players on this summer so that they can make a move for Bayer Leverkusen starlet Kai Havertz, with World Cup winner Kante among those they are willing to part with.

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Ajer targeted by AC Milan

2020-07-09T10:30:00Z

AC Milan have their sights set on Celtic defender Kristoffer Ajer, claims the Scottish Sun.

The Norwegian is attracting admiring glances from across Europe, with the Rossoneri hoping to see him form part of an elaborate summer spending spree.

Sheff Utd plotting £10m Cantwell bid

2020-07-09T10:00:00Z

Sheffield United are plotting a £10 million ($13m) bid for Norwich midfielder Todd Cantwell, according to The Sun.

The highly-rated 22-year-old sparked talk of interest from Liverpool earlier in the season, but could end up heading to Bramall Lane if the Blades make a move.

Roma table Smalling offer to Man Utd

2020-07-09T09:40:00Z

Roma have put an offer to Manchester United when it comes to Chris Smalling's future, claims Nicolo Schira.

The Serie A giants are eager to take the England international defender on another season-long loan before then pushing through a €15 million (£13m/$17m) deal in the summer of 2021.

Ozil will only consider USA and Turkey

2020-07-09T09:20:00Z

Arsenal star planning for future move

Mesut Ozil is, according to The Sun, starting to plan for life after Arsenal.

The World Cup winner has made it clear that he will only listen to offers from America and Turkey, but still intends to see out the final year of his contract with the Gunners before making a move.

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Will City sell Stones?

2020-07-09T09:00:00Z

Arsenal join battle for Nunez

2020-07-09T08:30:00Z

Arsenal are ready to compete with Everton and West Ham for Athletic Club centre-half Unai Nunez, claims the Daily Star.

The Gunners are considered to head the queue of suitors for a talented 23-year-old, but will face competition from Premier League rivals if a transfer scramble is sparked.

De Rossi wants to coach Boca

2020-07-09T08:00:42Z

Italy legend Daniele De Rossi says he wants to return to Argentina to coach Boca Juniors.

De Rossi finished his career at Boca but only spent four months there for family reasons.

"I have in mind the idea of ​​returning as a Boca manager," De Rossi told La Nacion. "I could be the last on the list, but that is my idea."

Rostov sign Hashimoto

2020-07-09T07:30:31Z

Russian Premier League side FC Rostov have signed Japan international midfielder Kento Hashimoto.

The 26-year-old joins on a four-year contract from FC Tokyo, having made his senior debut for Japan last year.

Arsenal want Sarr on free transfer

2020-07-09T07:00:11Z

Arsenal want to sign defender Malang Sarr on a free transfer but face competition from RB Leipzig, according to the Express.

The 21-year-old Frenchman is available after his contract ended at Ligue 1 side Nice.

Dortmund targeting attackers in case of Sancho's departure

2020-07-09T06:30:03Z

Borussia Dortmund sporting director Michael Zorc said the Bundesliga side are targeting attacking players in the case Manchester United target Jadon Sancho leaves.

Sancho has been heavily tipped to join Premier League giants United, while the likes of Liverpool, Chelsea and Real Madrid have also emerged as possible destinations.

Dortmund reportedly want around €120 million (£108m/$136m) for the England international star, who arrived from Manchester City in 2017.

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San Lorenzo to sign Di Santo

2020-07-09T06:00:15Z

Former Argentina striker Franco Di Santo is set for a return to his homeland with San Lorenzo, according to Marca

Di Santo, who most recently played with Brazil's Atletico Mineiro after spells with Chelsea, Blackburn, Wigan, Werder Bremen, Schalke and Rayo, joins on a free transfer and is expected to replace young star Adolfo Gaich, who is close to finalising a move to CSKA Moscow.

Milik set for Napoli exit

2020-07-09T05:30:31Z

Napoli head coach Gennaro Gattuso admitted Arkadiusz Milik "wants a change of scenery" as the star forward eyes an exit.

Milik's current deal expires at the end of 2020-21 and the Poland international is no closer to signing an extension amid links to Serie A champions Juventus, La Liga outfit Atletico Madrid and Premier League side Tottenham among others.

As speculation mounts over Milik – who has scored 37 league goals since arriving from Ajax in 2016 – Gattuso was asked about the 26-year-old following Wednesday's 2-1 win over Genoa.

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Ozil planning Arsenal escape

2020-07-09T05:00:24Z

Star will only consider offers from US or Turkey

Mesut Ozil is already planning his departure from Arsenal, reports the Sun

The former Germany international is set to see out the final year of his Gunners contract, which expires in June 2021. 

He will then move on to a new club, although he will only consider offers from MLS or Turkish clubs.

Mesut Ozil Arsenal 2019-20

Ancelotti given transfer funds for summer

2020-07-09T03:00:30Z

Everton have "assured" Carlo Ancelotti that he will be given funds to enter the transfer market this summer. 

“I have assurances from the board that we are going to improve the squad,” he told reporters on Wednesday, per the Guardian. Ancelotti added that he was under no obligation to sell players in order to fund new signings.

Man Utd open talks on new Pogba deal

2020-07-09T02:00:12Z

LAFC promote three homegrown players

2020-07-09T01:00:32Z

Havertz tells Leverkusen he is looking to leave

2020-07-09T00:00:12Z

CSKA to sign Gaich from San Lorenzo

2020-07-08T22:25:32Z

CSKA and San Lorenzo have reached an agreement for 21-year-old striker Adolfo Gaich.

The Argentina international will sign a deal for at least four years with the Russian outfit.

Real Madrid drop Van de Beek interest

2020-07-08T22:21:43Z

Real Madrid will not continue their pursuit of Ajax star Donny van de Beek.

The Spanish side had been heavily linked with the Dutch midfielder in recent transfer windows, but De Telegraaf claims they will look at signing other options instead.

Solskjaer provides Pogba contract update

2020-07-08T22:17:00Z

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer is hoping Manchester United can agree a new contract with Paul Pogba amid continued speculation over his long-term future.

The France international’s current deal expires next season with the club holding an option to extend it for a further year, and while the midfielder continues to be tipped with a move away from Old Trafford - with his agent Mino Raiola keen to engineer a move - Solskjaer is hopeful he will extend his stay.

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Real Madrid prepare Mbappe and Camavinga bids

2020-07-08T22:13:19Z

Spanish giants to swoop in for French duo in 2021

Real Madrid are perparing bids to sign Kylian Mbappe and Eduardo Camavinga next year, Sport claims.

The Spanish giants have told the Paris Saint-Germain and Rennes stars not to renew their contracts with their current clubs as they are eager to bring them to the Santiago Bernabeu in 2021.

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Juventus in talks with Lacazette

2020-07-08T22:05:12Z

Serie A champions eye Arsenal striker as Milik replacement

Juventus have reached out to Alexandre Lacazette's agent to discuss a potential summer move, Calciomercato reports.

The Serie A champions have been heavily linked with a bid for Napoli star Arkadiusz Milik, but are eyeing the French striker as a potential alternative